Such evaluation of food security level has been preliminary made by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, reports .
According to the information received, 800,000 residents of Donetsk and Luhansk regions are experiencing food shortages. At the same time, 170,000 are in acute need of food products.
A particularly difficult situation takes place in Donetsk region.
There is also difficult situation in the controlled territories: the number of people who lack food has doubled during the year – from 7% to 15%, the UN says.